Jack Rooke: Good Grief
  • Brighton Fringe

With a coffin full of sympathy snacks, Jack Rooke and his 85-year-old Nan, Sicely, invite you to the happiest town in Britain, where Dads dead and the only thing to eat is lasagne. Celebrating finding happiness after tragedy, Rookes critically-acclaimed debut blends comedy, storytelling and film to explore how we treat the bereaved and the state of welfare for grieving families.Another compelling production from Soho Theatre, Good Grief was shortlisted for the Best Show by an Emerging Artist in the Total Theatre Awards 2015. Directed by Gabriel Bisset-Smith.Initial development by Leisa Rea.